Filed in Warehouse & DC Management
Friday, March 01, 2013
Our annual survey finds the industry steadying for a new, slower pace of growth following the release of pent-up demand after the downturn. Yet even as planned spending inside the four walls drops off, facility activity is the highest since 2007—signaling that “doing more with less” has stuck.
This month we dive into the details of Logistics Management’s 2013 Warehouse/DC Equipment and Technology Survey, our annual study conducted by Peerless Research Group (PRG) that offers a comprehensive snapshot of the investment plans of managers involved in the purchase decision process of materials handlings solutions.
Friday, February 01, 2013
When the athletic footwear flipped the switch on its 520,000-square-foot paperless/wireless DC, it completely transformed the way it processed orders to accommodate rapid growth. Its mobile equipment affords real-time inventory management, improved communication among floor supervisors, and new efficiencies in shipping operations.
Friday, November 30, 2012
Despite clear inefficiencies, many are reluctant to make change until the damage is done.
Thursday, November 01, 2012
A record response reveals that readership is divided in terms of investment: one side remains cautious, while the other is on the verge of making significant changes to their warehouse/DC operations. How have your operations emerged from the Great Recession?
Monday, October 01, 2012
Fleet management software is evolving from a tool to track truck maintenance to a platform to drive deeper process improvements.
We examine how warehouse and distribution center design and operations have evolved to play a critical role in meeting overall business objectives in today’s multi-channel world.
Monday, August 20, 2012
Software provider to embed mobility across its solution footprint.
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
While adoption remains low, savvy managers are putting engineered labor standards and related labor management systems to work to jumpstart productivity and gain a new level of operational visibility. Here’s how they’re getting it done.
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Sunday, July 01, 2012
More savvy lift truck fleet managers are realizing that buying, renting, or leasing practices set the tone for future savings.